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John Masefield

John Masefield

Title: Poet Laureate John Edward Masefield
Full Name: John Edward Masefield

Birthdate: June 1, 1878
Birthplace: Ledbury, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom
Date of Death: May 12, 1967

Occupation: Author and Poet
Profile: Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom (1930-1967).

Website: http://www.ies.sas.ac.uk/cmps/Projects/Masefield/Society/jmsws.htm
Number of Quotes: 1

In the dark womb where I began
My mother's life made me a man.
Through all the months of human birth
Her beauty fed my common earth.
I cannot see, nor breathe, nor stir,
But through the death of some of her.

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